Maton EBG808 TE

Tommy Emmanuel Signature 808 Guitar with AP5-Pro Pickup

  • 'AAA' Sitka Spruce with Queensland Maple back and sides
  • Chrome Grover Machine Heads
  • AP5-pro Pickup system with separate microphone and piezo adjustments
RRP: $3,299.00
$2,479.00
SKU
133811
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If you've ever seen Tommy Emmanuel perform you will know he is one of the world's greatest guitarists, and one of the most inspirational musicians on the planet. 

It takes a great guitar to meet the demands of such a great player. Designed in conjunction with guitar great Tommy Emmanuel, the TE series guitars are an outstanding tribute to Tommy's musicianship and Maton's superior craftsmanship.

Built to Tommys specifications, the TE series provides the huge tone and performance you would expect from a guitar bearing the name.

Tommy looks for a guitar with superb tone, capable of the most delicate expression as well as the most ferocious attack. The neck must stay true regardless of the rigours of international travel and the guitar needs to perform at its peak, from Rome, to Nashville, to Sydney!

Maton's Tommy Emmanuel models feature a Mother of Pearl block inlay on the 12th Fret, engraved with "C.G.P." The acronym stands for "Certified Guitar Player," a title bestowed on Tommy by Chet Atkins and held by only 3 other guitarists in the world - John Knowles, Jerry Reed and Steve Warriner.

Key Features:

  • 'AAA' Sitka Spruce Top with Queensland Maple back and sides
  • Tortoiseshell pickguard
  • Ivory Outer Binding
  • Herringbone Rosette with 95mm soundhole
  • AP5-Pro pickup system with separate microphone and piezo adjustments
  • Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53
  • Hard case included

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Specifications

Specifications
Brand Maton
Body Shape 000 & 808
Left / Right-Handed Right-Handed
Number of Strings 6
Pickup Type AP5 Pro
Controls Microphone, Piezo, Bass, Treble, Mid, Volume, FQ
Solid Top Yes
Top Wood "AAA Select" Grade Sitka Spruce
Solid Back & Sides Yes
Back & Sides Material Maple
Cutaway No
Neck Material Select Queensland Maple
Neck Radius 304.8mm (12")
Fretboard Material Pau Ferro
Number of Frets 21
Nut Width 44.1mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
Nut Material Bone
Machine Heads Chrome Grover Rotomatic
Bridge Material Pau Ferro
Scale Length 64.77cm (25.5")
Case Hard Case Included
Colour Honey Stan Satin Natural Finish
Manufacturer Model Number EBG808TE
Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs) 25.0000
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